Now Streaming September 2018

New To Netflix:
AUGUST RUSH is an inspiring movie about a gifted boy who believes he can find his parents through music. The movie is redemptive, glorifies God as the giver of great talent and presents a pastor as one of the heroes, but it does open with a child being born to an unwed couple…
NACHO LIBRE stars Jack Black as Ignacio, an orphaned boy in a Mexican monastery who dreams of glory in the wrestling ring but is convinced by the monks to become a monk. This is not a movie for everyone, though Jack Black is very funny at times. The movie flirts with sacrilege and an unrequited romance with a young nun, but it also contains strong Christian content and moral elements that appear to overcome the negative aspects…
LILO & STITCH is the story of two outcasts who find each other and, through many dangers and trials, change each other for the better and find love and “Ohana,” the Hawaiian name for family. Cartoon violence and two brief comical references to evolution and voodoo are the only things which mar the moral worldview of LILO & STITCH,  which is appropriate for older children…
THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE, Disney’s new animated comedy, follows the misadventures of an arrogant, egocentric young emperor who must learn humility, kindness and repentance if he’s to save his neck from his power-hungry advisor and her loony, dull-witted assistant. THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE is a hilarious, exciting animated romp that also teaches many positive character traits and moral values in a redemptive fashion, marred only by mild cartoon violence, children dreaming of their father in danger and very mild sexual innuendo…
In SPIDER-MAN 3, Peter Parker and his heroic, costumed alter ego not only must battle three super villains but also the dark side of his own sinful human nature, a battle that endangers his relationship with the girl of his dreams. SPIDER-MAN 3 gives moviegoers a wonderful treat of action, humor, adventure, suspense, and spectacle that firmly endorses hope, faith, sacrifice, forgiveness, redemption, compassion, and love, in an overtly inspiring Christian message of good conquering evil.
Set in October 1988, BIG MIRACLE tells how Americans of different backgrounds worked to save three whales stranded in the approaching winter ice in northern Alaska. Inspired by a true story, BIG MIRACLE deft tells an inspiring, entertaining story of Americans working together despite their differences. There’s some mostly light foul language, however, and a couple politically correct moments, so caution is advised, especially for younger children.

New to HULU:
EMMA is the third movie adaptation of a Jane Austen novel in two years. Starring Gwyneth Paltrow in the title role, it tells of a young socialite who seeks to marry off her contemporaries in early 19th Century England. Emma gets in one muddle after another until she eventually finds a man for herself. Positively demonstrating Christianity and the ministry, it represents a pleasant alternative to the normal summer blockbuster…
FERDINAND is an animated movie based on the classic short story about a large bull with a loving nature who wants to get out of bull fighting, but is mistaken for a dangerous beast. FERDINAND is a funny, entertaining, well-made movie with some moral, redemptive content but does have some Romantic elements of following your heart…
New On Pure Flix:
SHIFTING GEARS tells the story of the Williamson family, who inherit a gas station that’s $100,000 in debt, so the father agrees to let his son drive in an upcoming dirt track race with a grand prize. Despite some cheesy and confusing moments, SHIFTING GEARS has an engaging storyline with good acting, interesting characters, fairly good production values, and a strong moral, redemptive worldview promoting family, hard work, honor, faith, and forgiveness…
COWGIRLS ‘N ANGELS is the story of a 12-year-old girl who gets a chance to travel with a female team of trick riders on the rodeo circuit, which also might help her find her missing father. COWGIRLS ‘N ANGELS is a little gem with a big heart, enhanced by appealing performances, heartfelt moments, and positive references to faith, God, and prayer…
MY MANY SONS follows the inspirational true story of legendary basketball coach Don Meyer, who, despite becoming wheelchair-bound after a nearly fatal car wreck, was the most winning basketball coach in NCAA history. He held that crown until 2011, when he was surpassed by Duke University coach Mike Krzyzewski. His tough love left a lasting impact on the players he coached – his “many sons.”
Set in 1898, THE ADVENTURES OF OCIEE NASH is a beautifully filmed story of a little girl in the South who triumphs in the face of adversity. Winsome and endearing, this is a worthwhile entertainment that should entertain the whole family…

SHAKE OFF THE WORLD (Mid Septemeber)

When high school football star Austin is sidelined by his coach, he finds himself on a collision course with bullies at his new school. He soon realizes that only his faith can help him learn to truly win…